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Movies Till Dawn: A Month of Monsters, Part 5 (A Milder Sort of Macabre Edition)

“Chandu the Magician” (1932, Kino Lorber) Who can save the world from the arch-villain Roxor (Bela Lugosi)? Only one man – Chandu the Magician (Edmund Lowe), who pits his mastery of mystical arts against Roxor’s death ray. At 71 minutes, … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: A Month of Monsters, Part 4 (Screaming Zombie Shark Edition)

“Chosen Survivors” (1974, Kino Lorber) Grim sci-fi thriller about a cross-section of humanity which rides out the nuclear holocaust, only to fall victim to vampire bats that live in the caverns just outside their sleek underground bunker. The script by … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: A Month of Monsters, Part 3

“Beware! The Blob” (1972, Kino Lorber) That gelatinous eating machine, the Blob, returns for this curious sequel directed by actor Larry Hagman. Oil worker Godfrey Cambridge accidentally thaws the Blob – frozen in Arctic ice since its debut opposite Steve … Continue reading

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